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Ballads and songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains [sound recording] : persistence and change / recorded in the field by Eric Davidson, Paul Newman, and Caleb Finch

Catalog Data

Davidson, Eric H. 1937-2015  Search this
Newman, Paul  Search this
Joines, Paul 1926-1979  Search this
Hawkes, Sarah  Search this
Porter, "Granny"  Search this
Ward, Wade  Search this
Reeves, Kilby  Search this
Joines, Polly "Aunt Polly"  Search this
Gravely, Spud  Search this
Smith, Glen  Search this
Melton, Ivor  Search this
Galyean, Cullen  Search this
Harrison, Bobby  Search this
Delp, Hobart  Search this
Delp, Larry  Search this
Kyles, Joe  Search this
Vass, Ruby  Search this
Neaves, Glen  Search this
Lambert, Claudine  Search this
Evans, Cliff  Search this
Finch, Caleb 1939-  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Album cover photo:
Davidson, Lyn  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Phonograph records
United States
Program notes by Eric Davidson and Paul Newman and song lyrics (8 p.) inserted in container.
Recorded in the field by Eric Davidson and Paul Newman.
Recorded in Virginia.
Track information:
101. Hanging of Georgie, The (Child No. 209)- Sharp 34 / Paul Joines
102. The Returning Sweetheart - Sharp 98 - Pretty Fair Maid Down inthe Garden, A - Broken Token / Sarah Hawkes
103. Barbry Allen (Barbara Allen) (Child No. 84) / "Granny" Porter, Wade Ward. Fiddle
104. The Young Men and Maids - Sharp 165 - Silver Dagger / Paul Joines
105. Green Willow Tree - Child 286 - Sharp 41 - Golden Vanity,The / Paul Joines
106. Ho Lilly Ho - Sharp 65 - Jack Went A-Sailing - Jack Munro / Sarah Hawkes
107. Walkin' in the Parlor / Kilby Reeves. Fiddle
108. Little Sparrow - Sharp 118 - Come All You Fair and TenderLadies / Sarah Hawkes
109. County Jail - Long Lonesome Road / Kilby Reeves. Fiddle
110. Warfare is A-Raging - Sharp 113 / Polly "Aunt Polly" Joines
111. Pig in a Pen / Spud Gravely, Glen Smith. Guitar, Fiddle
112. The Roving Ranger - Sharp 179 - Come All Ye Southern Soldiers -Texas Rangers / Paul Joines
201. The Pretty Polly - Sharp 49 - Cruel Ship's Carpenter / Ivor Melton, Cullen Galyean, Bobby Harrison. Banjo, Guitar, Upright Bass
202. George Allen - Child 85 - Lady Alice - Sharp 25 - GilesCollins / Spud Gravely. Guitar
203. Roving Gambler / Hobart Delp, Larry Delp, Joe Kyles. Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar
204. The Ten Thousand Miles - 10,000 Miles - Sharp 114 - True Lover'sFarewell / Ruby Vass. Guitar
205. 1809 - Sharp 76 - Pretty Saro / Glen Neaves. Guitar
206. Little Maggie / Ivor Melton, Cullen Galyean, Claudine Lambert. Banjo, Bass, Guitar, Fiddle
207. Death of the Lawson Family / Glen Neaves. Guitar
208. Lonesome Day / Ruby Vass. Guitar
209. Budded Roses - Little Bunch of Roses / Paul Joines, Cliff Evans. Guitar
Publisher number:
AH 3831 Asch Recordings
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 3831
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections